Amazing South America

11 Nights / 12 Days

Visiting : Lima, Cuzco, Machu Picchu, Buenos Aires, Iguassu Falls, Rio De Janeiro.

Day 01 – Lima
Arrive in Lima, the capital of Peru and proceed for the city tour and visit the Main Square (Plaza Mayor), Government Palace, City Hall, the Catherdral, the San Francisco Convent and its “Catacombs” ancient underground cemetery of Lima, El Oidor, Torre Tagle Palace, a beautiful mansion dating back to the 18th century and the Osambela House. Afterwards visit the Gold Museum and splendid collection of guns. The tour continues to the modern and high end side of Lima city, the Mira Flores. Overnight in Lima.(Meals: L, D)

Day 02 – Lima –Cuzco
After breakfast, transfer to airport to take an early morning flight to Cuzco. Arrive at the hotel. After acclimating to the altitude we continue to enjoy a city tour in the afternoon. Visit nearby Ruins “Cusco” of Tambo Achy, Kenki, Puca – Pucara, and finally the fortress of Sacsayhuaman. Also visit the Koricancha or Temple of the Sun. Overnight in Cuzco.(Meals: B, L, D)

Day 03 – Machu Picchu – Cuzco
Today, begin your day with a breathtaking train ride which goes through Urubamba Valley and mountain top ruins of Machu Picchu. Machu Picchu is eye tantalizing tribute to man in harmony with nature. It is located high above the clouds. The city’s streets, temples, and staircases spread across a jungle ridge that eventually plunges more than 300 meters into the treacherous waters of the Rio Urubamba below. High above the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu has become one of most popular destinations in South America. Take an afternoon train back to Cusco. Overnight in the hotel.(Meals: B, L, D)

Day 04 – Cuzco – Sacred Valley – Pisac – Urubamba – Ollantaytambo
After breakfast, travel from Cusco past Saqsaywaman&Tambomachay, over the mountains toward the Sacred Valley. We descend 1500 feet to the valley floor of the sacred Urubamba river and the village of Pisac where we will visit a traditional market and you can buy some local souvenirs. On the guided walk into the Citadel of Pisac you can observe temples, residences, altars, channels, carvings, tunnels/caves and the famous Intihuatana“The hitching post of the Sun.” The amazing temple of the Sun, enormous blocks of rock perfectly carved and polished, stone water fountains, stairs, terraces and the beauty of the local people in their traditional dress, all surrounded by the sacred mountains and Valley of Patacancha and Willoq.Overnight in Cusco.(Meals: B, L, D)

Day 05 – Cuzco – Buenos Aires
After breakfast, transfer to airport and fly to Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina. You will be transferred to the hotel. Buenos Aires is one of the largest cities in Argentina with over 11 million inhabitants. It is also the most elegant, sophisticated and active city in South America and undoubtedly the one that summarizes the varied and heterogeneous essence of Argentine being. This city with modern structure and dynamic activities has found a way to preserve old traditions and lovely spots. Overnight in Buenos Aires.(Meals: B, L, D)

Day 06 – Buenos Aires
Today we start the day with the city tour of Buenos Aires. This tour allows you to get a first-hand look at the historic architectural and demographic aspects of the city of Buenos Aires. On this tour we will visit “Plaza de Mayo”, the Pink House, the Buenos Aires Cathedral, the 9 of July Avenue, the Colon Theatre, the Obelisk, the National Congress, La Boca neighborhood with the traditional “Caminito Street”, “San Martin Plaza”, Recoleta Cemetery, and the Palermo Woods. In the afternoon we will tour the Tigre and Parana’s Delta River, residential area north of the city that includes Vicente Lopez, Olivos (Presidential Residence), Martinez, and San Isidro. On arrival at Tigre, a bus will take us to the port to enjoy a ride on the catamaran traveling through the Delta of the Paraná River. Overnight in Buenos Aires.
(Meals: B, L, D)

Day 07 – Buenos Aires
After breakfast, enjoy a full day Fiesta Gaucho Tour at Estancia Santa Susana and meet ‘gauchos’ in their own environment. Ride to the countryside, the ‘pampas’, cradle of the gauchos and their rich tradition. Visit typical Estancia in Buenos Aires Province who welcomes you with delicious ’empanadas.’ After dinner, proceed to enjoy the Tango Show. This is a superb show with the great tango orchestras of the forties. A group of master tango musicians invite you to listen to excellent music while the passion, fire and charm of the tango dance is expressed by dancing couples. Also included are a folklore show with dancers and musicians from the Altiplano. Overnight in Buenos Aires. (Meals: B, L, D)

Day 08 – Buenos Aires – Iguassu Falls (Argentina Side Fall)
After breakfast at the hotel, you depart Buenos Aires and fly to the natural wonder, Iguassu Falls, on the border of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. On arrival visit Argentina side of Iguassu Falls and take a walking tour of this natural wonderland.You will see a never to be forgotten, Spectacle of 275 falls from different angles, walking through the raised platforms, and finally getting near the Devil’s Throat and the immense amount of water spraying a large area around it.Overnight in Iguassu. (Meals: B, L, D)

Day 09 – Iguassu Falls
Today we enjoy the tour of Itaipu Dam which is one of the world’s largest hydroelectric power plant and a technological wonder. Stop at panoramic overlooks for photo opportunity. The spectacle of the spillway of the dam, with its huge flow of water is particularly impressive and then we proceed to enjoy the falls by touring the Brazilian side of Iguassu falls National Park. You will walk with the guide, descending a walkway, contemplating the lovely waterfalls in all of nature’s exuberance, with panoramic views of both sides- Brazilian and Argentinean. Reach the highest elevation then descent into the Brazilian side lookout, this provides magnificent photo opportunities and views.Overnight in Iguassu.(Meals: B, L, D)

Day 10 – Iguassu Falls – Rio De Janeiro
Transfer to airport to catch a flight for Rio de Janeiro. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel, check-in and enjoy lunch. Afternoon is at leisure, relax at the hotel. We will visit the Sugar Loaf, drive to “Praia Vermelha” (Red beach), to take the two stage car up to the top of Sugar Loaf (270 meters-high), which grants the entrance to Rio’s harbor and Guanabara Bay. The Italian made cable car holds 80 passengers and each of the two stages takes two minutes. The first stage is Morro da Urca at 170 meters. The second stage goes to the Sugar Loaf itself, thus named for its resemblances to the loaf made with sugar baked by the Portuguese at the time of the city’s discovery. The view is spectacular at sunset. Evening at leisure.Overnight in Rio.(Meals: B, L, D)

Day 11 – Rio De Janeiro City Tour
After breakfast, enjoy a full day city tour of Rio. Ascend on Corcovado Mountain by train to visit one of the world’s most famous landmarks, the gigantic statue of Christ, the Redeemer. Then proceed to Cascatinha, Tijuca Forest, to the top of Corcovado Mountain. CidadeMaravilhosa, “the marvelous city” as it is known to its residents (or carioca’s) and to the rest of Brazil is is known as the most beautiful city in the world. As a tropical resort with near perfect weather all year round, Rio offers miles of golden beaches, including, Ipanema and Copacabana, two of the most famous stretches of sand in the world. The tour continues with the visit to Metropolitan Cathedral, samba stadium and view of architectonic monuments of Rio. Overnight in Rio.(Meals: B, L, D)

Day 12 – Rio de Janeiro – Departure
Today we will check out from the hotel, transfer to airport and board your flight. Your memorable trip to South America ends here as you return back home. (Meals: B)

Land Package cost: Per person on twin share
Rs.2,21,000/-

Departure Dates 2015
Mar 2| Mar 14 | Sept 5 | Sept 18 | Oct 1 | Nov 15 Nov 28

Inclusions:
Deluxe 4 * Hotel Accommodation
All Transfers And Sightseeing As Per The Itinerary
All Entrance Tickets As Per The Itinerary
11 Breakfast,10 Lunch, 11 Dinner (Indian)
Services Of Maxim Tour Escort (English/Hindi/Gujarati speaking)
Taxes and Basic Travel Insurance

Exclusions:-
International & Internal Airfare & taxes
Expenses of personal nature such as laundry, baggage handling, shopping, drinks
Any incidental Charges at the Hotel
Cost of Visa
Tips USD 4 Per Person Per Day
Any other services that is not mentioned in this package.
Extension- ManausLand Tour (Optional) (3) days Cost is $595 per person on DBL. This is an addition to the standard Package cost. Excludes airline charges.

TERMS & CONDITIONS
 We reserve the right to change any information, route or attractions before or after your booking due to events beyond our control like bad weather, natural
calamity, accident, and or logistic issues. Hotels are subject to change without prior notice based on availability and citywide events.
 All payments must be made by check/Cashier’s check/Money order. Payment done by credit card will be charged 3% processing fees. Please send a copy of the
check, money order or deposit confirmation upon payment.
 There will be no refund for any unutilized services (e.g., meals, entrance fees, optional tours, hotel and sightseeing) on the tour.
 Airline rates are approx. and subject to change at the time of booking. The terms & conditions of the airlines will be applicable as per the airline policy. Flights and
schedules are subject to change even after booking. Confirmedtour itinerary will be adjusted accordingly. No additional services or compensation will be provided.
 Please note that Airline seats, wheelchair assistance, meals, frequent flyer & other special requests are request only. We do not guarantee any seating preferences
as seating arrangements is airline discretion
 The tour will operate with a min. group size of 25 passengers. If the minimum group size not able to form then rates are subject to change.
 The package price is subject to change if there is fluctuation in currency exchange.
 Passengers joining this tour must travel to/from the hub city at their own expense.
 Children 2-11 years of age must share a room. Passengers 12 years or above are considered as adults.
 Full airline deposit is required at the earliest to confirm airline booking as quotes are subject to change within 24 hours.
 We offer basic insurance with the package (requires proof of US citizenship or residency in the US)It includes – Baggage Loss or delay, Medical, Dental, Travel Delay
etc. It does not cover trip cancellation or trip interruption.
 Maxim Tours shall not be liable for damage occasioned by delay in the carriage by air of passengers or baggage.
 There will be a charge of USD 100 per person for any cancellation/refund or exchange request.
 Visa information is subject to change.
 please refer to our detailed “Terms & Conditions” on our website at http://www.maximtours.net/tos/

Payments:
At the time of booking: USD 1000/- Per Person as a Non Refundable Deposit
Nonrefundable airline deposit upon confirmation
Balance Payment: 60 Days prior to the departure date

Cancellation Charges:
Cancellation 60 days or more prior to the departure date: Non Refundable Booking deposit, airline charges and cancellation fees.
Cancellation 59-31 days prior to the departure date: 50% of the land package cost after deducting deposit.
Cancellation 30 days or less prior to the departure date or a ‘NO SHOW’ on the tour: 100% of the total tour cost

Location Nights Hotel Name or Similar [Deluxe Category]
Lima 1 Novotel / Casa Andina or Similar
Cuzco 3 Hotel Sonesta / Eco Inn or Similar
Buenos Aires 3 Conte Hotel / Holiday Inn or Similar
Iguassu Falls 2 Recanto Park Hotel or Similar
Rio De Janeiro 2 Rio Othon Palace / Windsor or Similar